The flowers are a lovely shade of purple and blue
Grows fast and thick
It grows fast and spreads
It will spread and grow almost anywhere it has good soil
Small growing ground cover but has lots of color
Helpful Gardening Tips
Goes Well With
We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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Vinca Minor - Vinca Minor. Also known as a "Common Periwinkle," the Vinca Minor flowering plant is native to various part of Europe and Asia. It is perennial, evergreen, and short with heights varying between 3 and 6 inches. They are useful for stabilizing soils and preventing erosion. Blooming from May to June is typical for these plants and their bloom colors are typically a mix of blue and lavender. Vinca Minors do best in moist, compost-rich soils but can also tolerate other types of soils. Planting Zones are 4 to 8, and they are best planted in partial or full shade.
Vinca Minor is a dense groundcover that produces a lovely blue flower in the Spring and Summer.
Its evergreen leaves are a deep, vibrant green color. It's not too picky about the soil it's in, but will do best with well-drained, moist soil. It's ease of cultivation and tendency to spread make it popular as a low-maintenance groundcover. Just remember that it's also difficult to get rid of. It will usually require cutting and application of chemicals to its roots to stop it from coming back.
Vinca Minor is also known as Periwinkle, Common Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle, Myrtle and Creeping Myrtle.
It was given the Latin name of Vinca, meaning to wind around, because its stems were used in wreath making. Minor is about its leaves, which are smaller than that of its cousin, Vinca Major. It is native to southern and central Europe. Its original range extends from the Netherlands in the north, to Portugal in the south, and east to Turkey. Today, it is cultivated in many parts of the world. It also has medicinal uses. It contains compounds that have found to be useful in the treatment of cancer and reduced blood flow. If you're looking for a groundcover that is easy to plant and care for, you should consider Vinca Minor. You will enjoy its delicate, blue flowers in Spring and Summer and its dense green foliage year round. Just be sure that you make plans to keep it from spreading too far. Vinca Minor Vine Is Known For Its Hardiness.